Latest News

State Education Funds Helpful But Budget Challenges Remain
06/30/2021
The state legislature continues to work toward an education budget being called the “largest school funding increase in 15 years,” but school budget challenges still remain.
Read More about State Education Funds Helpful But Budget Challenges Remain
clear
Four-Year Graduation Rates Continue to Surpass the State Average
06/10/2021
The Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) released student graduation rates for 2020 – the first set of graduates during the COVID-19 pandemic. The four-year graduation rate for South Washington County Schools (SoWashCo Schools) continues to surpass the state average with 92.3 percent of students graduating on time.
Read More about Four-Year Graduation Rates Continue to Surpass the State Average
clear
Ending the School Year and Preparing for Fall
06/04/2021
We have reached the finish line for the 2020-21 school year. In some ways, it has felt like an endurance run and in other ways, the year has flown by. I appreciate your partnership and working with teachers and staff amid the many challenges this school year.
Read More about Ending the School Year and Preparing for Fall
clear
Summer Meal Pick-up Schedule
06/03/2021
Starting June 15, all SoWashCo Schools families can pick up five free meals per-week for their child, two meals on Tuesdays and three meals on Thursdays. There are two pick-up sites available. Please only visit one site per-pick-up day. Student barcodes will be required for free meal pick-up.
Read More about Summer Meal Pick-up Schedule
clear
Class of 2021 Graduation Ceremonies to be Streamed Live Online
06/03/2021
Congratulations to the class of 2021 for their perseverance through an unpredictable school year! Graduation ceremonies for 2021 graduates will be streamed live online for Woodbury, East Ridge, Park and South Washington Alternative High Schools. Join us virtually, by visiting sowashco.org/graduations for links to each high school’s livestream event. Share the links with your friends and family.
Read More about Class of 2021 Graduation Ceremonies to be Streamed Live Online
clear
Summer Technology Support
06/03/2021
Friday, June 4, will be the last day of the family technology support phone line. This summer, families participating in SoWashCo Schools programs can continue to request technology support through our online form or find troubleshooting tips on our website.
Read More about Summer Technology Support
clear
Kyle Uecker Joins SoWashCo Schools as the New Director of Facilities
05/31/2021
Please join me in welcoming Kyle Uecker as our new Director of Facilities at South Washington County Schools (SoWashCo Schools).
Read More about Kyle Uecker Joins SoWashCo Schools as the New Director of Facilities
clear
Guiding Values for Negotiations
05/06/2021
South Washington County Schools (SoWashCo Schools) and its employee labor groups share a common interest in creating the most effective educational experience for our students. To support this goal, SoWashCo Schools has established guiding values for contract negotiations.
Read More about Guiding Values for Negotiations
clear